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quebrada Line breaks: que|brada
Pronunciation: /kɛˈbrɑːdə/

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Definition of quebrada in English:

noun

A mountain stream or ravine in South America.
Example sentences
  • Cars must come to a crawl to get past this quebrada.
  • This site is in a quebrada that ends in the NE side of the Nasca Valley.
  • The principal landing is near the western end, in front of a quebrada.

Origin

Spanish, feminine past participle of quebrar 'to break'.

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